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Woodlands Probate

Woodlands Probate Attorneys

Located just outside of Spring and north of Houston, The Woodlands resides in Montgomery County. Our probate attorneys in The Woodlands are here to help you with all of your probate needs.

When you begin the probate process, the first step is to submit an application for probate. This application must be filed with the proper Texas probate court in the county where the decedent resided. Our Woodlands probate attorneys are committed to handling cases and guide clients through the intricacies of the Montgomery County Probate Court system.

The Woodlands Probate Court

Since the probate process takes place in the county that the decedent resided, The Woodlands probate cases may be held in Montgomery County.

Unlike neighboring Harris County, Montgomery County does not have any statutory probate courts. Uncontested probate dockets are every Thursday afternoon in Montgomery County Court at Law 2 as follows:

  • Wills/Administrations: 9:00 a.m., 9:45 a.m. & 10:30 a.m
  • Guardianships: 11:30 a.m
  • Heirships and Heirships w/ Administrations:  Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. 

Contested probate matters are by appointment but typically on Thursday afternoons. The information for County Court at Law 2 can be found below.

  • County Court at Law 2
    • Judge Claudia Laird, Presiding
    • Atrium Building 210 West Davis, 3rd Floor, Conroe, Texas 77301
    • Court office hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (excluding county holidays)

The judges for all Montgomery County courts have agreed to the Montgomery County local court rules, but each judge has their own manner of hearing cases and operating their court. What works in one court in Texas may very well not work in another court in Montgomery County.

What this then ultimately highlights, is the importance of consulting the local rules and procedures for each court. This is also the reason many individuals opt to hire a probate attorney who regularly handles cases in the Montgomery County Court at Law 2.

The Montgomery County Clerk

In The Woodlands and Montgomery County, you can check the status of all filings by visiting this webpage.

Then, if you have questions about filings that are not accessible through the search tool, the County Clerk can be reached in several ways. The County Clerk can be reached via phone at (936)539-7885.

Alternatively, the Montgomery County Clerk’s Office can be reached in person or via mail:

Mail

  • Montgomery County Clerk
    • Post Office Box 959
    • Conroe, Texas 77305

In-Person

  • Montgomery County Clerk
    • 210 West Davis
    • Conroe, Texas 77301

Montgomery County Probate Forms

Montgomery County generally does not provide probate forms to the public.

The clerk’s office will typically refer users to the Montgomery County Law Library for this.

Why Choose Us

Local Expertise: With a focus on probate and assisting clients in The Woodlands, we understand local peculiarities and leverage our established network to expedite the probate process.

Vast Experience: Our attorneys bring years of dedicated experience in navigating Harris County’s probate system.

Client-Centered Approach: We recognize the emotional stress often associated with probate administration. Our objective is to alleviate this stress by providing you with top-notch legal support.

Contact us today to arrange a FREE consultation and make the probate process simpler for you.

Our Woodlands Probate Attorneys provide a full range of probate services to our clients, including helping with probate administrations. Affordable rates, fixed fees, and payment plans are available. We provide step-by-step instructions, guidance, checklists, and more for completing the probate process. We have years of combined experience we can use to support and guide you with probate and estate matters.

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